Yellowstone River Oil Spill Clean-up Laurel, Montana USA
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This image shows a portion of the Yellowstone River along Thiel Road near Laurel in south-central, Montana. According to news reports, an ExxonMobil pipeline that runs under the Yellowstone River ruptured on July 2 and dumped oil into the waterway which prompted emergency officials to order temporary evacuations along the river. The south-central portion of this July 10 image shows parked vehicles near clean-up efforts of the river’s side channels.
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